Health Information Schools In Iowa

In Iowa, there are 5 accredited schools where health information classes faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in health information in the state of Iowa, which encompasses health information training at the following levels:

  • Health Information Certificate
  • Associates degree in Health Information


Schools

  1. Eastern Iowa Community College District

    306 W River Dr, Davenport, Iowa 52801-1221

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  2. Indian Hills Community College

    525 Grandview, Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

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  3. Kirkwood Community College

    6301 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406-2068

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  4. Northeast Iowa Community College-Calmar

    1625 Hwy 150, Calmar, Iowa 52132-0400

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  5. Northwest Iowa Community College

    603 W Park St, Sheldon, Iowa 51201

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Iowa Vs. National Health Information Employment

Iowa 2,070
National 176,090

Of all of the health information professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Iowa state.

Employment Growth for Health information professionals In Iowa

1,850 1,970 2,220 2,140 2,070
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Iowa, health information is a growing field. 220 more health information professionals were working in Iowa in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of health information professionals has grown by 12%. This growth is faster than the change in the number of health information professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of health information professionals has grown by 7% from 2006 to 2010.

Health Information VS. All Professions salaries in Iowa

$27,170 $28,380 $29,920 $31,080 $31,860
$40,051 $42,531 $43,384 $44,580 $45,125
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Information
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by health information professionals is increasing in Iowa. The mean salary for health information professionals in 2006 was $27,170 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $31,860 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health information professionals in Iowa

10th percentile
$21,320
25th percentile
$24,750
50th percentile
$29,660
75th percentile
$37,220
90th percentile
$46,880

Thus, health information professionals' salaries grew by 15% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 120% pay differential between the highest paid health information professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of health information in Iowa.

Average Salaries for Health information professionals and related professions in Iowa

Health Information
$31,860
Health Information Management
$53,865
Health Science
$62,709
Information Systems
$87,365
Information Technology
$69,553
Medical Coding
$31,860

In Iowa, health information professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Health Information programs available for each degree type for all schools in Iowa

associate
5
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
4
Total9

The number of students graduating from the 5 accredited health information schools in Iowa is decreasing. In 2006 there were 94 health information graduates from health information courses in Iowa and in 2010 there were 87 graduates.

This represents a 7% decrease in the number of health information degree or certificate school graduates in Iowa state. Most of these graduates, or 56%, earned an associate's degree in health information.

Health Information Faculty Salaries in Iowa

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